Weekly Wrap 11.29.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week | Sojourners

Weekly Wrap 11.29.19: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

1. The False Binary: 'Prophetic' vs. 'Pastoral' Ministry

In an age of such drastic income and wealth inequality, what makes something “prophetic” or “pastoral” often boils down to how rich people feel about it.

2. Belief in God Stopped Japan's Catholics from Speaking Out About the Bomb, But Not Anymore

Pope Francis's arrival in Nagasaki marked the second ever papal visit to Japan. More than two thirds of Nagasaki's Catholics were killed in the atomic bombing of 1945.

3. Who Are the Latino Evangelicals That Support Trump?

The 2020 Latinos for Trump organization prominently features three Latino evangelical pastors with long ties to Trump.

4. The 78 Best Book Covers of 2019

If you want to look at very beautiful images.

5. 'Parasite' Exposes Empty Promises of Trickle-Down Economics

Bong-Joon-ho’s film is about what happens to those living below sea level when the rain comes.

6. The Self-Help Movement That Is Upending American Christianity

The Enneagram has found a passionate following amongst Evangelicals, drawing young believers steeped in astrology, self-care, and wellness.

7. How to Win the Holiday Health Care Debate

Uncle Bob can talk for hours about the evils of freeloading off the government, so he should know that there is no worse offender than the for-profit health care industry.

8. The Pleasures of Eating – Emergence Magazine

Chef and food activist Alice Waters writes a new introduction to Wendell Berry’s 1989 essay “The Pleasures of Eating.” Berry’s sharp examination of our food system is more relevant today than ever

9. What Would Madeleine L’Engle Do?

Art digs a deeper word out of us, and speaks that word to a deeper place in another’s person’s spirit.

10. Baby Yoda: An Evolutionary Psychologist Breaks Down His Scientific Cuteness

Baby Yoda has brought the Internet to its knees